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The Runway Visitor Park

Manchester Airport, Ringway WA15 8XQ, England
+44 161 489 3932
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We felt ripped off by the car park fees

I don't often leave very negative reviews.... but sadly this is one of them. We came here as two... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2016
Phil T
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Everwhere
plane spotting

i use to love going but have since given up due to getting bored one thing that is a problem... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2016
Michael T
,
Mossley, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“concorde tour” (94 reviews)
“per hour” (57 reviews)
“play area” (42 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Manchester Airport, Ringway WA15 8XQ, England
This attraction is at Manchester Intl Airport
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+44 161 489 3932
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Reviewed July 30, 2016

I don't often leave very negative reviews.... but sadly this is one of them. We came here as two families with young children (4yrs old) travelling in 2 cars. My family arrived 15 minutes before the other family. When we arrived at the parking it...More

Thank Phil T
Reviewed July 30, 2016

i use to love going but have since given up due to getting bored one thing that is a problem is some of the spotters who think they own the AVP and can stand on the viewing platform fences or picnic tables once i was...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Lovely time at the visitors park.Very interesting tour around and inside concorde.Good place to watch the planes coming and going.Shame it was raining but thoroughly enjoyed by all.

Thank froggie14
Reviewed July 27, 2016

We have visited The Runway Visitor Park a number of times; this time we booked for a Tour around Concorde. With a shop, cafe, picnic areas we love just popping over to watch some planes landing and taking off. Watching some of the drama unfolding...More

1  Thank happybunny0
Reviewed July 26, 2016

This Attraction Is Very Good And Is Ideal For Any Aviation Lover There is a shop on site where you can buy airplane models and buy airbus and boeing merchendise and it is very good for plane spotting as there is atleast 1 plane taking...More

Thank Mickey M
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Had some welcome improvements over the years with a great shop and food facilities. I remember 10 years ago it was just a car park with a odd little shop so very different to my recent visit. Great for kids and perfect for a picnic....More

Thank Marcus W
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Great close up views of aircraft landing and taking off. Interesting trips around Concorde, Nimrod and other historic aircraft . Good food and a souvenir shop make this a good day out for all the family.

Thank aquick2016
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

I cycle to the aviation park most nights after work and really enjoy the park itself. Lots to do for the kids whilst watching the planes come in and out There is a mini play area along with plenty of seating, cafe and a gift...More

1  Thank Wayned01
Reviewed July 23, 2016

We were greeted off the coach on arrival by one of our guides (we had booked the 2 hour tour). They ensured that the day ran smoothly and were very helpful and friendly. The ladies pitched the talk at the kids just right and our...More

Thank lindsayv1977
Reviewed July 19, 2016

Being an avid aviation enthusiast/photographer I have frequented the RVP (as it's now known) since it opened. The new fence that went up a few years ago was unfortunately inevitable, however the RVP management had the perfect opportunity to raise the viewing mounds accordingly (when...More

2  Thank Karl N
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beckyinit
June 1, 2017|
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Response from Peter H | Reviewed this property |
If the weather is good it's a day out but if raining a couple of hours
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ManPick
May 20, 2017|
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Response from city0007 | Reviewed this property |
The flight number is EK18 due to depart at 1400 every day
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ManPick
May 20, 2017|
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Response from KeithHewitt | Reviewed this property |
Take off is 2pm If planning to do the Concorde experience, which is so good, book the 1pm tour. And then when it finishes at 1.45 time for a coffee or sandwich and watch the A380 leave
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